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Former Wisconsin linebacker Jack Cichy and a couple of teammates worked out for the Detroit Lions on Thursday.

Former Wisconsin LBs work out for NFL club; WR A.J. Taylor in backfield?

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Draft workouts

The Detroit Lions sent linebackers coach Al Golden to Madison on Thursday to work out former Badgers Jack Cichy, Garret Dooley and Leon Jacobs. Meanwhile, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that Cichy and fullback Austin Ramesh will visit the Green Bay Packers before the draft.

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A.J. Taylor in the backfield?

Wisconsin has a number of weapons at wide receiver, so could coach Paul Chryst be looking to move A.J. Taylor around and get him involved elsewhere? It was just one practice but Taylor was lining up in the backfield at one point on Thursday.

Wisconsin target taking off

One of the Badgers top targets in the Class of 2019, point guard DJ Carton, has seen his recruitment take off since Wisconsin offered him a scholarship last summer.

Recruiting notebook

In our latest recruiting notebook, we look at the decision timeline for Wisconsin cornerback target Wynston Russell.

Bryson Williams could play early

He should still be in high school. Instead, Wisconsin early enrollee Bryson Williams is fighting for playing time on the Badgers defensive line. Jason Galloway has that story at Madison.com.

Slimmer Olive Sagapolu playing teacher

A lighter Olive Sagapolu is taking his role as a leader along the defensive line seriously, writes Jeff Potrykus of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Coaches vs. Cancer personal for Bo Ryan

Former Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan has been heavily involved in Coaches vs. Cancer for a while and has given time and money to the cause. But it turned even more personal for Ryan this year, according to Reid Forgrave at CBSSports.com.

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